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The controversial gas extraction process known as fracking is “dead" in the UK, campaigners and local residents groups have claimed. Cuadrilla, the fracking company most active in England, has begun removing equipment from its only testing area after the work was blamed for minor earthquakes in August.
Peter Dykstra and host Steve Curwood discuss the decline of coal, as a major Western utility pivots to renewables and Murray Energy faces potential bankruptcy. Also, recent reports paint a picture of science in crisis under the Trump Administration. And in the history calendar, it's been ten years since an island government held a cabinet meeting under water to draw attention to the vulnerability of low-lying nations to climate change.
I've made it to most of the Society of Environmental Journalists' 29 annual conferences, but not this one.
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